English 770-756-7531 Arabic 657-575-0854 vor@vorservices.org

Resources for Refugees and Asylum-Seekers


If you are a refugee or asylum-seeker from North Africa, Middle East, or Central Asian regions living in or around Orange County, our services are for you! Register below for our classes and events. We look forward to serving you!

  If you need help filling out forms on this website or want to talk in Arabic or Farsi, our Outreach Team is ready to connect:

Arabic: Viola at 714.886.0194

Farsi: Sheida at 657.575.0852

Summer Semester begins JUNE 13th, 2022 and ends AUGUST 12th, 2022

New to VOR? Register now to gain access to all of our services!

Next Dates: June 10th, June 24th

Improve your English conversation skills with friendly native speakers in a relaxed way! Share about your culture and have your questions about U.S. culture answered.

Location: VOR
 6:30pm to 8:30pm
2nd and 4th Fridays

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Next Dates: June 10th, June 24th

VOR staff and volunteers will host a fun evening for your kids, with movies, pizza, and games! To keep this a safe space, the event is for 1st to 12th graders only.

Location: VOR
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
2nd and 4th Fridays

New Students Welcome!

Are you applying for U.S. citizenship? This group class reviews topics on the citizenship test so that you can be more prepared for your interview with a USCIS officer.

Location: Online (Zoom)
Time:
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Weekly on Mondays

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New Students Welcome!

Improve your English ability with experienced teachers in groups sorted by ability (from Beginner to Upper Intermediate). This class is free, with a $20 textbook fee when starting each level.

Location: Online (Zoom)
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Mondays – Tuesdays – Wednesdays

OTHER PROGRAMS & SERVICES

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In Person or Online by Request

“How can I improve my resume or interview techniques?” “How can I express myself better at work?” Our volunteer coaches provide personalized help and encouragement to help you thrive in the workplace.

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Available by Appointment

Do you have your DMV learner’s permit but find it hard to find a car or a friend to practice with you? Book a practice session at VOR using our new driving simulator to keep improving your skills and accelerate toward the goal (your driver’s license)!

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Coming Back in Fall 2022

Does your child need to improve his or her skills in Reading, Math, or other subjects? Sign up for weekly 1-hour tutoring from experienced volunteers on a chosen school subject.

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Need 10 Students to Begin!

Do you want to improve your computer skills for work or family needs? Join for hands-on practice of  Google Workplace apps.

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Need 10 Students to Begin!

This 10-week course will help you manage emotional conflict, improve communication, and build soft skills to respond to life challenges.

Need 10 Students to Begin!

Do you have questions about housing, banking, police, social services, and more? Join our live Q&A sessions to have your questions answered!